Lace Museum

 

in short

On the island of Burano, the museum is located in what used to be the old Lace School. Around 200 rare and precious examples are on display, documenting the evolution of this art in Venice from the 16th to the 20th century.
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Lace Museum

in detail

The museum is located at the historic palace of Podestà of Torcello, in Piazza Galuppi, Burano, seat of the famous Burano Lace School from 1872 to 1970. Rare and precious pieces offer a complete overview of the history and artistry of the Venetian and lagoon’s laces, from its origins to the present day are on display, in a picturesque setting decorated in the typical colors of the island. Collection is chronologically organized and spread across four rooms correspondent to the following areas: Origins: the 16th century, 17th – 18th century, 19th – 20th century, The Burano Lace School (1872-1970). Each of these sections is accompanied by videos, illustrated explanations, and a number of other vintage items (glasses, clothes, books, drawings, paintings) which frame the works and offer an easy and multidisciplinary understanding. During the opening hours of the museum you will be able to see the work of the skilled and tireless lacemakers, custodians of an art passed down from generation to generation.
Lace Museum
The museum is located at the historic palace of Podestà of Torcello, in Piazza Galuppi, Burano, seat of the famous Burano Lace School from 1872 to 1970.
Admission
Full price: 5,00 eur. Reduced: 3,50 eur.
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Lace Museum
Piazza Galuppi 187, Burano (VE)
30142 Venice
Italy
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Opening Times

Sun
10:00 - 18:00
Mon
-
Tue
10:00 - 18:00
Wed
10:00 - 18:00
Thu
10:00 - 18:00
Fri
10:00 - 18:00
Sat
10:00 - 18:00
From April 1st to October 31st: 10 am – 6 pm (ticket office 10 am – 5:30 pm). From November 1st to March 31st: 10 am – 5 pm (ticket office 10 am – 4:30 pm). Closed on Monday, December 25th, January 1st and May 1st.

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